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Freedom from Oil

Presenters included:

Lakshman Guruswamy,
Professor & CEES Director

David Sandalow, Senior Fellow,
Brookings Institution

Joel Swisher,
Rocky Mountain Institute

Jim Kozel,
Rocky Mountain Institute

Paris Lumb,
CEES Research Associate

Event Co-Sponsors

First Western Trust Bank

Rocky Mountain Institute

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Oil is the lifeblood of modern civilization. Yet it also presents grave environmental, economic and national security concerns. On November 12, 2007, CEES presented lectures by two distinguished guests, David Sandalow, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Joel Swisher, Associate Director of R&D at the Rocky Mountain Institute.

The speakers discussed concrete strategies for addressing one of the greatest challenges of our time: ending our dependence on oil and creating a clean energy future. Following the event David Sandalow signed copies of his new book "Freedom From Oil: How the Next President Can End the United States’ Oil Addiction" (McGraw Hill, 2007).

View the video archive of the event.

Pictures of the event are below.

Lakshman Guruswamy David Sandalow
Dr. Lakshman Guruswamy, CEES Director David Sandalow, Senior Fellow, Brookings
Sandalow Speaking Joel Swisher
David Sandalow addresses the crowd Dr. Joel Swisher, Rocky Mountain Institute
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